There are 5 levels of certification based on the teachings of Master Cho Han-Kyu.

KNF Certification connects the KNF community around commonly accepted standards documented by practicioners and manufacturers and verified by mentors and instructors guided by directors to acheive a recongnizable standard of quality.

Practicioner of Korean Natural Farming

L1 criteria

Level 1 Certification

Requirements: A Practicioner knows what the tools are and how to use them effectively

Full Level 1 Certification Criteria

Benefits: Market produce grown with Pure KNF.

Issued by: this Online Course

Practicioners with Certifications

Manufacturer of Korean Natural Farming

L2 criteria

Level 2 Certification

Full Level 2 Certification Criteria

Requirements: A Manufacturer is validated in the manufacture of 9 Core Solutions

Benefits: Officially manufacture Pure KNF Solutions.

Issued by: these courses

Manufacturers with Certifications


Level 3 Certification

Mentors help practicioners and manufacturers maintain quality assurance in KNF. They themselves are typically producers and teach through hands on lessons. They are like "extension agents"

Issued by: KNF Level 4 instructors

Mentors with Certifications


Level 4 Certification

Instructors help to train mentors and communicate an expert ability to convey and instruct students in the integrity of korean natural farming and have demonstrated obvious mastery in their personal practice. They are able to mentor and guide other instructors.

Issued by: KNF Certification Director

Instructors with Certifications


Level 5 Certification

Leading authorities selected by the Pure KNF Foundation to unite devoted disciples of Master Cho Han-Kyu, founder of Korean Natural Farming towards furthering the ancient and accepted order

Issued by: Pure KNF Foundation Board of Directors

Directors Certifications

Korean Natural Farming

Training & Certification Program

Master CHO Han-Kyu founded Korean Natural Farming in 1967. His entire life has been devoted to giving farmers the tools they need to grow in balance with Nature.

Korean Natural Farming consists of 9 core solutions that can be formulated to become a complete system for plants, livestock and human health

About KNF Certification

Pure KNF Foundation fosters and maintains a venue for the assessment and maintenance of quality natural farming practices and products promulgated by the teachings of Master Han-Kyu Cho.

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